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optical channel (OCh)

In the Optical Transport Hierarchy ( OTH), the optical containers are referred to as Optical Channels (OCh) and thus correspond functionally to the Virtual Containers ( VC) of the Synchronous Digital Hierarchy ( SDH). High bit rate signals are transported via the Optical Channels. These signals can be SDH signals, but also data packets from Gigabit Ethernet ( GbE) or Fibre Channel ( FC).

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Englisch: optical channel - OCh
Updated at: 27.04.2005
#Words: 59
Links: indium (In), over the horizon (radar) (OTH), virtual circuit (VC), synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH), bit rate (BR)
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